Sweden

DANISH State Railways (DSB) announced on August 10 that DSB Sweden has sold its DSB Uppland subsidiary to Transdev Sweden for an undisclosed sum.
SWEDISH mining company LKAB has awarded Hector Rail a five-year contract to operate trains from its iron ore mines in Kiruna and Malmberget in the north of the country.
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) has signed a contract extension with CAF to supply eight Urbos low-floor LRVs, to add to the 22 already built by CAF, which are running…
COMMERCIAL operations began on the SKr 16.8bn ($US 2bn) Stockholm City Line on July 10, when the 05.04 Stockholm City - Nynashamn service became the first scheduled passenger train to…
EUROPEAN passenger rail operator Arriva has been re-awarded the franchise to run the Pågatågen train network in southern Sweden until 2026. The €550m contract was awarded by the Skåne region’s…
SWEDISH operator Västtrafik has awarded Alstom a €9m contract for the refurbishment of 18 X12 and X14 two-car EMUs, which operate on the Gothenburg - Borås and Uddevalla - Borås…
SWEDISH contractor NCC and Spain’s OHL have been awarded a SKr 2bn ($US 230m) contract to build two extra tracks between Lund and Arlöv by the Swedish infrastructure manager, Trafikverket.
SWEDISH traffic management specialist (CTC) Cactus Rail has won an order to deliver CTC for a test track on the Åby - Katrineholm line as well as interchanges at Strångsjö…
SWEDEN’s Inland Railway and investment banking group Macquirie have signed a joint letter of intent to co-operate on private financing for a project to rehabilitate the Gällivare - Östersund -…
SWEDEN’s infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded a 20-year framework contract for concrete sleepers, fastenings and sleeper pads to Strangbetong Rail, Abetong, and Pandrol.
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